2019 Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Military announces major traffic diversion for motorist

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Motorists in Nigeria’s capital city, Abuja, will on Tuesday, January 15, experience a temporary traffic diversion due to Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration. This may cause hardship especially for persons who are not familiar with the city routes.

Acting Director, Defence Information, Brigadier General John Agim, disclosed this in a statement made available to newsmen on Friday.

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According to Agim, the military regret the inconveniences the temporary diversion would cause citizens.

The statement reads:

“The Armed Forces Remembrance Day Celebration is held on 15 January every year to honour the nation’s fallen heroes who paid the supreme price for peace and security in our beloved nation. As part of activities to ensure the smooth celebration of this year Armed Forces Remembrance Day Parade which will take place on Tuesday 15 January 2019 at the National Arcade Abuja by 9 am, the following routes will be blocked in the morning during the event:

a. Court of Appeal junction

b. Foreign Affairs junction

c. Bayelsa House junction

d. Benue House junction

e. Phase 3 flyover

f. Aso Drive by phase 3

g. Mopol gate behind National Arcade

“All inconveniences are highly regretted. Join the Armed Forces in remembering the fallen heroes who sacrificed their lives for peace and security of our dear nation.

“In view of the foregoing, you are please requested to disseminate this to the general public through your credible medium. Thank you for your usual support and cooperation. “

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